Portola Pilot

Helena Hu
Helena Hu is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Portola Pilot this year. As Centerspread Editor and Social Media Director for the past two years respectively, she is thrilled to be leading such an amazing staff for her third and final year in the production. Aside from being on the Pilot, Helena is a member of the varsity tennis team at Portola, and she also enjoys travelling and photographing her adventures during her free time. Helena also loves spending time with her friends and family, watching Netflix, and taking naps with her dog Olive.

Helena Hu, Editor-in-Chief

Dec 03, 2019
Maxing Out on Common App is Not a Common Problem (Story)
Dec 02, 2019
IUSD Plans to Update Academic Honesty Policy (Story)
Nov 01, 2019
Neighborhoods in the Halloween Spirit: Ranking the Top Trick-or-Treating Communities Close to Campus (Story)
Oct 25, 2019
Bulldogs Qualify for National Merit Scholarships (Story/Media)
Oct 18, 2019
Neighborhoods in the Halloween Spirit: Ranking the Top Trick-or-Treating Communities Close to Campus (Story)
Oct 01, 2019
Counseling Helps Students Find Comfort in College Applications (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
Coco Gauff Takes the Tennis World by Storm in 2019 (Story)
Jun 03, 2019
How Bulldogs are Making Bank This Summer (Story)
May 31, 2019
Athletes Awarded for PRIDE and Positivity at Spring Top Dog Awards (Story/Media)
May 30, 2019
Spring Carnival (Story/Media)
May 14, 2019
Portola Pilot Participates in National Journalism Convention (Media)
Apr 26, 2019
Boys’ Tennis Slides Past Vaqueros for First League Win (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
Boys’ Swim Is Out-Touched by Warriors in Last Home Meet (Story/Media)
Mar 21, 2019
Pegasus Brings Home Gold in House Olympics (Story)
Mar 19, 2019
Campaign Week Comes to Campus (Story)
Mar 18, 2019
Riding into Spring at the Mario Kart Pep Rally (Media)
Feb 28, 2019
Irvine Boasts Greatest Tax Surplus in America (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
The Top Tech Gadgets That Enhance Athletics Today (Story)
Dec 21, 2018
White-Out Pep Rally Snows off Winter Athletes (Media)
Dec 17, 2018
Making the Ultimate Gingerbread House (Story)
Dec 14, 2018
‘Flannel and Frost’ Brings the Heat in Annual Winter Dance Concert (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
Saturday Night Stroll Through Spectrum (Media)
Nov 20, 2018
All the World’s a Stage for the Annual Fall Play (Story)
Nov 20, 2018
Fishing for the Best Poke in Irvine (Story)
Nov 14, 2018
Suicide Prevention: What You Can Do (Story/Media)
Nov 13, 2018
National Discussion Continues as Harvard Court Case Closes (Story/Media)
Oct 30, 2018
Interdisciplinary Learning: Students Speak the Languages of Word and Music (Story)
Oct 19, 2018
No Instruments Required: Portola High’s First A Cappella Group (Story)
Oct 10, 2018
Students Get Spirited for Five Days of Forthcoming (Story)
Sep 17, 2018
Evolution of Portola (Story)
Sep 07, 2018
Bulldogs are Back to the Bleachers for Pep Rally (Media)
Jun 06, 2018
For the Students, By the Students: An Inside Look at Student-Run Groups on Campus (Story/Media)
Jun 04, 2018
Feature on New Marching Band Leadership (Story)
Jun 01, 2018
Athlete of the Month: Wan Jo (Story)
Jun 04, 2018
Ethan Hung ‘Serves’ as an Example to Student Athletes (Media)
May 25, 2018
Recognizing Athletes in a Paw-sitive Way at Spring Top Dog (Story/Media)
May 22, 2018
When Status Equals SAT Success (Story)
May 18, 2018
ASB Closes Out School Year with End-of-Year Rally (Story)
May 16, 2018
Fashion Through the Decades (Story)
May 09, 2018
2018-19 House Presidents IDs (Story/Media)
May 01, 2018
What’s the Best Way to Get Lunch? (Story)
Apr 23, 2018
Work Hard, Play Hard: Why the Minimum GPA to Compete Should be Raised (Story)
Apr 19, 2018
Bulldogs Welcome a New Pack of Pups at Eighth Grade Family Night (Story/Media)
Mar 29, 2018
Spreading the “Love” of Tennis (Story/Media)
Mar 12, 2018
Sports Spring into New Season at Pep Rally (Story/Media)
Mar 06, 2018
Students, Staff and Guests Speak at Second Passion Day (Story/Media)
Mar 02, 2018
Tips and Tricks on Preparing for Certificate of Merit (Story)
Feb 26, 2018
Setting Traditions for Winter Formal (Media)
Feb 14, 2018
The Most Awkward Valentine’s Day Stories (Story)
Feb 13, 2018
Dating Then vs. Now (Story)
Feb 12, 2018
Valentine’s Day Playlist: Give your Heart a Musical Beat (Story)
Jan 29, 2018
ASB Announces Winter Formal Theme at Pep Rally (Media)
Jan 15, 2018
Give me a Break! (Story)
Jan 15, 2018
Should Finals be Before or After Break? (Story)
Dec 22, 2017
JV Boys’ Soccer Heads into Holiday Season with a Win (Story/Media)
Dec 18, 2017
Basketball Defends Undefeated Home Record against New Zealand (Story/Media)
Dec 04, 2017
JV Boys’ Basketball Shoots for a Strong 2017-18 Season (Story/Media)
Nov 13, 2017
JV Boys’ Soccer Shoots Forward into New Season (Story/Media)
Oct 13, 2017
Students Travel Across the U.S.A. in Forthcoming Halftime Show (Story)
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